Scientific Name: Salvia x sylvestris
Common Name: Meadow sage
Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)
Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)
Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)
General Information: Vibrant flower spikes attract butterflies to the garden and are great cut flowers.
Extend flowering and promote re-bloom by removing faded flowers.
1997 Perennial Plant of the Year.
Tall, upright plant with medium green leaves and large, violet-purple flowers.